Police officer sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing female demonstrator

The Cairo Criminal Court on Sunday sentenced police officer Tamer Sami Refaat to five years in prison for killing a female demonstrator in Nasr City on 28 January, during the revolution’s Friday of Anger.

Refaat was also ordered to pay LE10,000 in compensation.

This is the first verdict to be handed down for the killing of a protester during the 25 January revolution.

Translated from the Arabic Edition

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